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1980s NASCAR season recaps include highlights and statistics of NASCAR races during the 1980s. Learn more on the 1980s NASCAR Season Recaps Channel.

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1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

During the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup season, Dale Earnhardt emerged from obscurity to instant fame. Earnhardt held off Cale Yarborough and Richard Petty to win the championship in his second year as a driver. See results from the 1980 NASCAR season here.


1985 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1985 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1985 NASCAR Winston Cup title was captured by three-time winner Darrell Waltrip. See results from the entire 1985 NASCAR season here. See more »

1986 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1986 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

During the 1986 NASCAR Winston Cup series, Dale Earnhardt earned the nickname, "The Intimadator." See all race results from the 1986 NASCAR season. See more »

1987 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1987 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

For the 1987 NASCAR Winston Cup season, champion Dale Earnhardt finished 489 points ahead of Bill Elliott. See all race results from 1987 NASCAR. See more »

1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup title was closely contended by Bill Elliott, Rusty Wallace, and Dale Earnhardt. See all 1988 NASCAR race results here. See more »

1989 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1989 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1989 NASCAR Winston Cup title was taken by first-time champion Rusty Wallace. See all results from the 1989 NASCAR Grand National season here. See more »

1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

During the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup season, Dale Earnhardt emerged from obscurity to instant fame. See results from the 1980 NASCAR season here. See more »

1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

During the 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup season, Darrell Waltrip bagged his first Grand National championship. See the results from the 1981 NASCAR season. See more »

1982 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1982 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1982 NASCAR Winston Cup season ended with a second straight win for Darrell Waltrip. See the results from every race in the 1982 NASCAR series. See more »

1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup championship was claimed by Bobby Allison, who won six races. See all the race results from the 1983 NASCAR season here. See more »

1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1984 NASCAR Winston Cup champion Terry Labonte won only two races, but capitalized on consistency. See the results from the NASCAR 1984 season. See more »